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Pant-yr-Ynn Mill, Bethania, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd 

Location
Grid reference:  SH 709 454 
OS sheet:  115
Postcode:
LL41 3LZ.
Off A470 at Bethania, up a no through road towards slate tips. Mill is mile on right, beside waterfall.

The earliest surviving slate mill of Diffwys Quarry, which pioneered the great slate industry of Blaenau Ffestiniog. It became a woollen mill in 1881, and closed in 1964, when the machinery was scrapped. The 24 foot waterwheel was restored, and now houses an exhibition of relics and watercolour drawings by resident artist, Falcon Hildred.

Opening times 2017
By appointment only

National Mills Weekend opening times 2017
Not open 2017

Contact
Falcon Hildred, tel. 01766 830540.
Ring first to avoid disappointment.